Tue, 10 Oct|
The Last Daughter (Aust) (Q&A and book signing with Brenda Matthews)
The Last Daughter is a moving documentary about Brenda Matthews' journey to unearth the truth about her past, and to reconcile the two sides of her family. B&W. Along the way she uncovers long-buried secrets, government lies, and the possibility for deeper connections to family and culture.
Time & Location
10 Oct, 7:00 pm – 8:40 pm
Caloundra, 11 Bulcock St, Caloundra QLD 4551, Australia
About the Event
The Last Daughter movie trailer HERE
Brenda Matthews' first memories were of growing up in a loving white foster family, before she was suddenly taken away and returned to her Aboriginal family.
Decades later, she feels disconnected from both halves of her life. But the traumas of her past do not lie quietly buried. So, she goes searching for the foster family with whom she had lost all contact.
The Last Daughter is a 5 star and deeply moving documentary about Brenda’s journey to unearth the truth about her past, and to reconcile the two sides of her family. Black and White. Along the way she uncovers long-buried secrets, government lies, and the possibility for deeper connections to family and culture.
A film about memory, reconciliation and love. And presented with Heritage Services at Council.
"An affecting experience that is hard to forget." Film Ink
"The Last Daughter gracefully shows how old wounds can be healed and how distant memories can come back into colour and focus." The Guardian
"Enlighening." The Curb
The Last Daughter$15.75+$0.39 service fee